Hawkeyes Tied for 12th After Rounds 1 & 2
Knoxville, TN. – The University of Iowa women’s golf team is in 12th place through 36 holes at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship. Iowa carded a two-round total of 599 (+31).
Seven of the eleven teams that finished ahead of Iowa are ranked in the top-50 of the Golfstat Relative Rankings. Four of those ranked teams are in the top 30 — No. 30 Tennessee, No. 14 Kent State, No. 29 Wake Forest, and No. 26 NC State.
RENNEGARBE’S CAREER DAY
Senior Shawn Rennegarbe tied her career-best 18-hole score of 72 in the first round. In the second round, she carded a 75 to give her a career-best 36-hole score of 147 (+5).
T-12, Iowa, 303, 296, +31, 599
T-35, Shawn Rennegarbe, 72, 75, +5, 147
T-35, Kristin Glesne, 76, 71, +5, 147
T-63, Jessica Ip, 77, 75, +10, 152
T-69, Elisa Suarez, 79, 75, +12, 154
T-71, Morgan Kukla, 78, 77, +13, 155
HAWKEYES ON THE TEAM LEADERBOARD
Juniors Shawn Rennegarbe and Kristin Glesne are both tied for 35th after the first two rounds. They each carded a 147 (+5) through 36-holes. Senior Jessica Ip is tied 63rd after carding a 152 (+10) on day one. Senior Elisa Suarez carded a 36-hole score of 154 (+12) which tied her for 69th. Tied 71st is senior Morgan Kukla, she carded a two-round total of 155 (+13).
QUOTING COACH MENZEL
“It was not the team performance that we were hoping for today but we are looking forward to a strong final round tomorrow. We have a lot of different players playing well and doing some good things.”
The third round will tee off at 8:00 a.m. (CT) tomorrow with a shotgun start.
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